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concurrence

[kuh n-kur-uh ns, -kuhr-] /kənˈkɜr əns, -ˈkʌr-/
noun
1.
the act of concurring.
2.
accordance in opinion; agreement:
With the concurrence of several specialists, our doctor recommended surgery.
3.
cooperation, as of agents or causes; combined action or effort.
4.
simultaneous occurrence; coincidence:
the concurrence of several unusual events.
5.
Geometry. a point that is in three or more lines simultaneously.
6.
Law. a power equally held or a claim shared equally.
7.
Archaic. competition; rivalry.
Also, concurrency (for defs 1–4).
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; < Medieval Latin concurrentia. See concurrent, -ence
Related forms
preconcurrence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for con-currency

concurrence

/kənˈkʌrəns/
noun
1.
the act of concurring
2.
agreement in opinion; accord; assent
3.
cooperation or combination
4.
simultaneous occurrence; coincidence
5.
(geometry) a point at which three or more lines intersect
Also (for senses 1–4) concurrency
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Word Origin and History for con-currency

concurrence

n.

early 15c., from Old French concurrence (14c.) or directly from Medieval Latin concurrentia "a running together," from concurrens, present participle of concurrere (see concur).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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